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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Aotearoa. Land of the long white cloud. Home to the Southern hemisphere's best mountain biking.
      Region Details
      • 654
      • 189
      • 848
      • 1,581
      • 215
      • 389
      • 109
      • 7

      Region Status
      Caution as of 33 mins
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      4,649
      Trails Mountain Bike
      4,241
      Trails E-Bike
      1,388
      Trails Hike
      3,193
      Trails Trail Running
      3,152
      Trails Horse
      98
      Trails Dirtbike
      53
      Trails Observed Trials
      42
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      9
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      11
      Trails Downhill Ski
      205
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      26
      Trails Nordic Ski
      7
      Total Distance
      6,076 miles
      Total Descent
      1,365,148 ft
      Total Vertical
      8,088 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,089 ft
      Reports
      34,324
      Photos
      16,382
      Ridden Counter
      637,414
      Sub Regions

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      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 230 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 389 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 2,985 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

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      Recent Trail Reports

      Recent Comments

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      Aug 13, 2020 @ 11:20pm
      17 hours
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      Aug 13, 2020 @ 11:17pm
      17 hours
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